Latest News for: Maritime claims


Astonishing ignorance over our South China Sea disputes

The Manila Times 05 Dec 2021
They assert that the archipelago is their sovereign territory, an outlying archipelago, a claim which is superior to maritime entitlement claims, which an EEZ is, based on the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos) ... Unclos is a treaty to settle disputes among themselves on the legitimacy of their maritime entitlements, not sovereign claims.

Turkey threatens to block drilling in Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus

Greek City Times 05 Dec 2021
Turkey will never allow any foreign country, company or ship to engage in hydrocarbon exploration activities in its maritime jurisdictions,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said ... Turkey objects to Cypriot drilling in waters that Cyprus has asserted a claim to under international maritime law.

Get your skates on: the 10 most delightful ice rinks in the UK

The Observer 05 Dec 2021
Brighton ... After a bracing seafront walk, strut your moves around the rink ... Greenwich. Helping hand ... Photograph. Piccolinio Photo Studio/National Maritime Museum PR. Few ice rinks can claim such swanky surroundings as this one, set within the grounds of the Queen’s House and Royal Museums at Greenwich, a Unesco World Heritage Site ... Winter wonderland ... .

Switch Maritime claims world's first hydrogen bunkering in US

Tradewinds 03 Dec 2021
US green shipping project developer ...

Resolving the overlapping claims in the Ayungin Shoal

Manila Standard Today 03 Dec 2021
On 12 July 2016, an arbitral tribunal concluded that China's historic-rights claim over the maritime areas (as opposed to land territories and territorial waters) inside the nine-dash line has no lawful effect if it exceeds what is entitled to under the UNCLOS.

Greek Cypriot side to blame for tension in East Med: Northern Cyprus

Anadolu Agency 03 Dec 2021
Turkey, which has the longest continental coastline in the Eastern Mediterranean, has rejected the maritime boundary claims of Greece and the Greek Cypriot administration, stressing that the excessive claims violate the sovereign rights of both Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots.

US, EU concerned at China’s ‘problematic’ actions in disputed sea

Al Jazeera 03 Dec 2021
China claims the South China Sea almost in its entirety despite an international court ruling that rejected its historical claim. The country has been developing artificial islands and military outposts in the waters backed up by its Coast Guard and its so-called maritime militia.

Mayflower II sails the ocean blue ... again: Iconic ship voyages through Buzzards Bay

The Patriot Ledger 30 Nov 2021
NEW BEDFORDThe Mayflower II has sailed again ... "We were off to get our bounty from the sea ... "It was very dramatic ... "I'm always hoping to see a whale ... After that, she disappeared from maritime records. Several places in England claim to have a piece of the original ship, but there is no historical proof to support these claims." ... @ChitwoodReports.

Recto Bank gas drill to proceed despite China tensions — Pimentel

Manila Standard Today 30 Nov 2021
Johnny Pimentel said in a statement ... By virtue of the ruling, the Philippines enjoys absolute rights to exploit all resources in the seamount ... During the Aquino administration, the DOE in December 2015 placed all petroleum service contracts in and around Recto Bank under force majeure on account of the dispute with China over maritime claims ... .

Dangerous Crossroads: Goading China to Go to War

GlobalResearch 30 Nov 2021
ASEAN governments and indeed, ASEAN civil society groups as a whole should continue to reiterate our sovereign maritime rights over the South China Sea in accordance with our historical claims and international law.

Turkish-Libyan maritime deal secure rights, balances in Eastern Mediterranean: Turkish expert

Anadolu Agency 27 Nov 2021
He, however, warned that maritime claims of other littoral states can overlap with Turkey’s maritime borders and thus it is essential to resolve the question with the participation of all littoral states in the region.

Chomsky Agrees With Keating and Toohey on the Fallacy of the China Threat

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 26 Nov 2021
“By now, there is constant talk about what is called the China threat,” he added ... The long-term political commentator acknowledged that there are problems in the South China SeaChina’s maritime claims in the region are disputed and so too is its island building – but these issues can be dealt with via “diplomacy and negotiations” ... Main images ... ....

Asian Insider: China’s grey-zone tactics | Sarawak’s turn to vote

Straits Times 25 Nov 2021
In the South China Sea, however, South-east Asian nations are continuing to grapple with Beijing’s use of maritime militia to stake its claims in the disputed waters ... China’s use of grey-zone tactics involving militia fleets to assert its claims in the contested waters is making ...

China monitors as US Navy destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait

Anadolu Agency 23 Nov 2021
... China and Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its "breakaway province." ... The US military flies, sails, and operates anywhere international law allows,” said the US 7th Fleet, which claims to “advance Indo-Pacific regional maritime security and enhance stability.”.

Newsnight's Reality Check On Whether The UK Is Really In A Migrant Crisis Might Surprise You

Huffington Post 23 Nov 2021
People should claim asylum in the first safe country they arrive in and ask part of our response it is important we have a maritime deterrent in the channel and work with international partners to put an end to these dangerous journeys.” ... “Given the surge in boat arrivals, one might expect UK asylum claims to be soaring.